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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:077: wv

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the wv package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:077 (wv).


iDefense discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the wv package which
could permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the
user running the vulnerable application.
The updated packages are patched to protect against this problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:077
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10699

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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